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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
The fetchmail team reports :
The fetchmailconf program before and excluding version 1.49 opened the
run control file, wrote the configuration to it, and only then changed
the mode to 0600 (rw-------). Writing the file, which usually contains
passwords, before making it unreadable to other users, can expose
sensitive password information.
See also :
Update the affected package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1